Posts Tagged ‘Congress’

5 Ways To Improve Our Primary Debates

Written on February 12th, 2016 by kalelno shouts
The fundamental problem with the 2016 primary “debates” among presidential candidates (especially Republicans) is that they are not debates—they are news conferences sanctioned by the Republican National Committee or the Democratic […]

Homeland Security Starts Overseas

Written on February 11th, 2016 by kalelone shout
The American people are concerned. Worries surround the Visa Waiver Program, the refugee and migrant crisis in Europe, and the ever increasing number of domestic terror plots. A recent Gallup […]

Why Congress Should Care About Puerto Rico

Written on February 10th, 2016 by kalelno shouts
Puerto Rican legislators and lobbyists have flooded Capitol Hill this year asking Congress to intervene on the debt-ridden island’s behalf. Sadly, the bailouts and bankruptcy law changes that Puerto Rico’s […]

Tunisia’s Woes as ISIS Looms: It’s About Dignity

Written on February 9th, 2016 by kalelno shouts
AMMAN, Jordan—The Islamic State, gaining operating territory in North Africa, has made clear its intentions of destabilizing the nascent democracy in Tunisia. Hoping this sun-drenched Mediterranean nation remains a democratic […]

GOP-Controlled Senate Is About to Approve Another Obama Judge

Written on February 8th, 2016 by kalelno shouts
Though President Barack Obama’s time in office is drawing to a close, the Senate pipeline for judicial nominees remains open. On Monday, the Senate will consider Rebecca Ebinger for a […]

Sen. Ben Sasse: Democrats Have Gone ‘Post-Constitutional’

Written on February 7th, 2016 by kalel2 shouts
Is the United States facing a constitutional crisis? Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., thinks so, saying that the Democratic Party has largely gone post-constitutional and that even inside the GOP, there […]

NFL’s Score With Faith-Driven Consumers Isn’t So Super, This Index Says

Written on February 6th, 2016 by kalelno shouts
On the cusp of Super Bowl 50, one consumer index says the National Football League falls short in welcoming Americans who make their choices “through the lens of their biblical worldview.” The NFL […]

Obama’s New Oil Tax Would Hike Up Gas Prices 22 Cents a Gallon

Written on February 5th, 2016 by kalelone shout
“Gas prices are too cheap!” – said no one ever. Wait, scratch that, the president himself actually believes gas prices should be higher. Though not his exact words, President Barack […]

Don’t Believe the Defense Budget Hype

Written on February 4th, 2016 by kalelno shouts
Secretary of Defense Ash Carter has given a series of speeches outlining highlights of the 2017 defense budget request. The full budget request won’t be released by the administration until […]

What Paul Ryan Thinks Conservatives Must Do to Avoid Falling into ‘Progressives’ Trap’

Written on February 3rd, 2016 by kalelno shouts
Speaking at an event hosted by the conservative Heritage Action, House Speaker Paul Ryan urged conservatives to unite around a “bold, pro-growth agenda” but to be realistic in what the […]
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